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KOLOT – Happy Thanksgivukkah!

KOLOT – Happy Thanksgivukkah!

A poem by Norma Bursack   Our Christian neighbors have to be of good cheer. Christmas is celebrated the same date of each year. As for the general population, it’s… Read more »

West Hartford day school launches program to enhance Hebrew fluency

West Hartford day school launches program to enhance Hebrew fluency

The Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford (SSDS) has received a grant to strengthen its Hebrew Language curriculum to enhance the Hebrew fluency of its students from an anonymous… Read more »

Celebrating 125 years of Jewish Meriden

Celebrating 125 years of Jewish Meriden

By Cindy Mindell MERIDEN – This year marks the 125th anniversary of Temple B’nai Abraham in Meriden. The congregation began its celebration in September and will continue the festivities with… Read more »

ADL honors in Upper Fairfield County

ADL honors in Upper Fairfield County

More than 250 guests – including Senator Richard Blumenthal and Weston First Selectwoman Gayle Weinstein – joined the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Nov. 10 in honoring five Upper Fairfield County… Read more »

Former UConn basketball star joins JCC basketball program

Former UConn basketball star joins JCC basketball program

Special to the Ledger WOODBRIDGE – Former UConn women’s basketball player Maria Conlan has been named a director of the Greater New Haven Jewish Community Center (JCC) 2013-2014 Girls Youth… Read more »

JFS Greenwich announces new website

JFS Greenwich announces new website

Jewish Family Services of Greenwich has announced the launch of a new user-friendly website, www.jfsgreenwich.org. Individual, group and family counseling, Supermarketing for Seniors, a consultation and referral network, financial assistance and volunteer… Read more »

Jewish Senior Services wins new Toyota in national contest

Jewish Senior Services wins new Toyota in national contest

FAIRFIELD – Jewish Senior Services in Fairfield is winner of a new Toyota Sienna Mobility van, following a nationwide contest of online voting in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program on October 23…. Read more »

KOLOT – On Being A Chosen People

KOLOT – On Being A Chosen People

By Jack H. Bloom Being chosen is virtually always about relationship. Chosenness does not mean superiority or aggrandizement. That ultimately will not work. Never has, never will! When God chooses us and… Read more »

Jewish Federation mailing list mysteriously appears in New Haven mayoral race

Jewish Federation mailing list mysteriously appears in New Haven mayoral race

By Cindy Mindell NEW HAVEN – In an election day story picked up by far-flung newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle and the Jerusalem Post, labels from a mailing list… Read more »

Westporter honored by CT Women’s Hall of Fame

Westporter honored by CT Women’s Hall of Fame

By Cindy Mindell WESTPORT – Award-winning journalist and historian Andrée Aelion Brooks of Westport is known for mining the more obscure and remarkable aspects of Jewish history. From the Jews… Read more »

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